Rocket explosion caused Russian Su-25 crash

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    Moscow, March 21 (RIA Novosti) The explosion of a rocket launched during a midair live firing exercise caused the crash of a Su-25 strike aircraft in Russia's Far East, a source close to the investigation said Friday.

    A Su-25 Frogfoot close-support aircraft exploded in midair Thursday in the Primorye territory, about 143 km from the port of Vladivostok. The pilot died in the crash.

    Rocket explosion caused Russian Su-25 crash: officials - Yahoo! India News
     
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    :salute: Another Russian airman suffers his demise...
     
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    they said today it was accidentally shot down by a missile of his wingman
     
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    May the pilot rest in peace :salute:
     
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    And Russia actually released a "mistake" scenanrio into the press. Wow.
     
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